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from Vienna to Dortmund

You can get from Vienna to Dortmund by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Vienna to Dortmund on 29 Nov we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:10Vienna International Airport1h35 13:45Dortmund Airport
0 changes
£311One-way
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12:10Vienna International Airport1h35 13:45Dortmund Airport
0 changes
£311One-way
Other options
09:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h07 18:22Dortmund Hbf
3 changes
£881One-way
06:50Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h17 16:07Dortmund Hbf
1 changes
£801One-way
09:15Wien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h31 18:46Dortmund Hbf
2 changes
£881One-way

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Mon
29 Nov
£57ÖBB | ICE
£41Flixbus
£31Ryanair
Tue
30 Nov
£34Deutsche Bahn
£43Flixbus
£11Ryanair
Wed
1 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£37Flixbus
£9Ryanair
Thu
2 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£37Union Ivkoni International
£10Ryanair
Fri
3 Dec
£88ÖBB | ICE
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£31Ryanair
Sat
4 Dec
£57ÖBB | ICE
£37Union Ivkoni International
£9Ryanair
Sun
5 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£56Ryanair
Mon
6 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£32Flixbus
£25Ryanair
Tue
7 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£37Union Ivkoni International
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Wed
8 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£28Flixbus
£9Ryanair
Thu
9 Dec
£57ÖBB | ICE
£33Flixbus
£9Ryanair
Fri
10 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£9Ryanair
Sun
12 Dec
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£35Flixbus
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Mon
13 Dec
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£28Flixbus
£7Ryanair
Tue
14 Dec
£57ÖBB | ICE
£37Union Ivkoni International
£9Ryanair
Wed
15 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£28Flixbus
£18Ryanair
Thu
16 Dec
£34Deutsche Bahn
£37Union Ivkoni International
£10Ryanair
Fri
17 Dec
£44Deutsche Bahn
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£31Ryanair
Sat
18 Dec
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£42Union Ivkoni International
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Travel Information from Vienna to Dortmund

distanceDistance456 miles (735 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £44
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £9 • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £9 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 456 miles (735 km) by coach, flight or train from Vienna to Dortmund. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Ryanair or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Vienna to Dortmund.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Dortmund, Germany from Vienna, Austria currently allowed?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Dortmund, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Austria enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Dortmund from Vienna?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Dortmund, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 28/11/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip to Dortmund from Vienna.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Austria from Dortmund, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Vienna, Austria from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Vienna from Dortmund restricted?

Entry into Austria is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Vienna from Dortmund?

Conditions of reentry into Austria:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Vienna, Austria?

You should observe these safety measures in Austria as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Austria was last checked on 25/11/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Vienna from Dortmund closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Vienna to Dortmund?

You can travel between Vienna and Dortmund 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Vienna to Dortmund?

The cheapest way from Vienna to Dortmund is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £9 compared to other travel options to Dortmund:

A flight is £23 less than a coach for this route with tickets for a coach from Vienna to Dortmund costing on average £32.

A flight is generally £35 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £44 from Vienna to Dortmund.

What is the quickest way from Vienna to Dortmund?

The fastest way from Vienna to Dortmund is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options from Vienna to Dortmund can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 15 h   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 9 h 6 min.

What is the distance from Vienna to Dortmund?

Dortmund is approximately 456 miles (735 km) away from Vienna.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Vienna to Dortmund?

The average frequency per day from Vienna to Dortmund is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Vienna to Dortmund as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Vienna to Dortmund, where do I depart from Vienna and where do I arrive in Dortmund?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Vienna to Dortmund:

  • Coaches from Vienna to Dortmund most often leave from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof.
  • Flights most often depart from Vienna at Vienna International Airport and arrive in Dortmund at Dortmund Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Wien Westbahnhof and tend to arrive in Dortmund Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me from Vienna to Dortmund?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Vienna to Dortmund, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Dortmund by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Vienna to Dortmund tickets on Omio for £32.
  • Travel with Ryanair for flights to Dortmund. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Ryanair Vienna to Dortmund tickets on Omio for £9.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Dortmund by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Dortmund for £44 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Vienna to Dortmund?

Yes, there are direct services available between Vienna and Dortmund with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with.
  • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with Ryanair.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | ICE with 2 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Dortmund as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Vienna and Dortmund.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Dortmund from Vienna?
Your journey from Vienna to Dortmund doesn't have to end in Dortmund. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add Berlin, Paris or Amsterdam to your Vienna to Dortmund trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Dortmund today!
How far in advance should I book my Vienna to Dortmund ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip to Dortmund from Vienna, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £32 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £9 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £44 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Vienna to Dortmund online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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